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Northeastern University

Welcome to Northeastern University

Ranked among the top universities in the USA, Northeastern is known for its dynamic research environment, immersive work experiences and vast global network. The University’s main campus is in the heart of historic Boston, and provides direct access to a vibrant academic and professional community.

Top 40 university in the USA

U.S. News & World Report 2017

Ranked 2nd in the USA for university career services

Princeton Review 2017

Links to over 3,000 companies

including Google, NASA and the United Nations

Based in Boston – 6th best academic city in the world

QS Best Student Cities 2016

2nd best city worldwide for employer activities

QS Best Student Cities 2016

Guaranteed progression

International student at Northeastern University in Boston

Devjayant from Nigeria

Progressed to a master's degree in Computing at Northeastern University
 

If you want to be successful, then Northeastern University is the right place for you. Northeastern offers great internship and co-op opportunities, which help guide students through real-world job experience. Co-op gave me a chance to get relevant work experience while pursuing a master’s degree.

International student at Northeastern University in Boston

Svetlana from Russia

Progressed to a master's degree in Management at Northeastern University
 

At Northeastern University, I've learned how to work as part of a team and motivate people to get everyone involved in projects. My parents think that the pathway program at Northeastern is their greatest investment, as it is one that will never lose value!

Why choose Northeastern University?

  • Learn through real-world experience

    Through Northeastern’s renowned Cooperative Education (co-op) program, students can alternate academic study semesters with full-time employment experiences. Co-op jobs are available in over 36 US states and more than 130 countries.

  • A global university

    Northeastern has campuses in several American cities – including Boston and Seattle – and offers study abroad and co-op work experience opportunities around the world. With one of the 10 largest international student communities in the USA (U.S. News Education Rankings 2016), Northeastern is a university with an extensive global reach.

  • Top-tier research

    Northeastern ranks at the highest level of research activity (Carnegie Classifications 2015). In 2014-2015 alone, faculty and students filed 182 patent applications, formed 9 new companies, and obtained $127.5 million in external research funding.

  • Prime locations with excellent facilities

    Northeastern’s cozy main campus is only steps away from Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts and the stylish shops and restaurants of Newbury Street. Its graduate campus in Seattle borders picturesque Lake Union, and is next to the bustling offices of Amazon and other top tech companies.

Pathways to Northeastern University

Welcome to Northeastern University. I encourage you to learn more about our programs that are designed to help students excel in the global economy. You will learn from professors who are outstanding for both their wide range of professions and backgrounds and their deep commitment to student learning.
Dean of the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University
Mary Loeffelholz Interim Dean, College of Professional Studies

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